Monday, March 14, 2011

March 12

March 12

...is the name day of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden!





ROYAL BIRTHDAYS

Princess Farahnaz Pahlavi of Iran   {1963}



Prince Gabriel of Nassau   {2006} (son of Prince Louis of Luxembourg; grandson of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg)

Xan Windsor, Lord Culloden   {2007} (UK, son of the Earl & Countess of Ulster; grandson of the Duke & Duchess of Gloucester)






Benjamin van Vollenhoven   {2008} (son of Prince Bernhard of Oranje-Nassau; grandson of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands)






HISTORICAL ROYAL EVENT

1868   Henry O'Farrell attempts to assassinate Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh


HISTORICAL ROYAL BIRTHS

1270   Charles of Valois, son of King Philippe III of France (d.1325)
1478   Giuliano di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d.1516)
1637   Anne Hyde, Duchess of York & Duchess of Albany (d.1671) (wife of King James II of England & Ireland, VII of Scotland)
1781   Frederica of Baden, Queen consort of Sweden (d.1826)
1889   King Idris I of Libya (d.1983)


DEATHS

604   Pope Gregory I
1289   King Demetre II of Georgia
1374   Emperor Go-Kogon of Japan
1447   Shah Rukh, ruler of Persia & Transoxonia
1507   Cesare Borgia, Italian general & statesman

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